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A hot fintech startup has amassed nearly $5 billion from people willing to hand over their bank logins

A HOT FINTECH STARTUP HAS AMASSED NEARLY $5 BILLION FROM PEOPLE WILLING TO HAND OVER THEIR BANK LOGINS

Personal Capital is a startup known for its free platform, which allows people to plug in their bank and investment accounts to see...

Massive quant hedge funds run by AQR and Two Sigma are losing to humans

MASSIVE QUANT HEDGE FUNDS RUN BY AQR AND TWO SIGMA ARE LOSING TO HUMANS

Wikimedia Commons LONDON - Big computer-driven hedge funds such as AQR Capital Management, Aspect Capital and Two Sigma lost money...

 
 
 
Five Standout Labels From Copenhagen Fashion Week

FIVE STANDOUT LABELS FROM COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK

Last week, fashion's finest took to the capital of Denmark to take part in the Nordic Region's largest fashion event - Copenhagen Fashion...

A $1.6 billion startup that's aiming to take business from Oracle reportedly just filed to go public

A $1.6 BILLION STARTUP THAT'S AIMING TO TAKE BUSINESS FROM ORACLE REPORTEDLY JUST FILED TO GO PUBLIC

MongoDB, a database startup with over $300 million in venture capital financing , has confidentially filed to go public, reports TechCrunch...

 
 
 
Why The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Will Rise Through End Of Year

WHY THE SPDR S&P 500 ETF WILL RISE THROUGH END OF YEAR

From Bryce Coward, CFA : Proxy metrics for financial conditions from the US dollar, to interest rates to corporate bond spreads have...

Benchmark says it's suing Uber's ex CEO because of 'behavior that was utterly unacceptable'

BENCHMARK SAYS IT'S SUING UBER'S EX CEO BECAUSE OF 'BEHAVIOR THAT WAS UTTERLY UNACCEPTABLE'

Benchmark Capital, the investor and board member that filed a lawsuit against former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick last week, has published...

 
 
 
Uber Investors Slam Travis Kalanick in Open Letter to Employees

UBER INVESTORS SLAM TRAVIS KALANICK IN OPEN LETTER TO EMPLOYEES

Benchmark Capital, one of Uber's largest investors, is trying to explain its legal feud with former CEO Travis Kalanick to the ride-sharing...

Suspected terrorists shot dead after attack in Burkina Faso

SUSPECTED TERRORISTS SHOT DEAD AFTER ATTACK IN BURKINA FASO

OUAGADOUGOU - Suspected jihadists killed at least 18 people and wounded several during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital...

 
 
 
Japan economy grows at 4 percent annual pace in April-June

JAPAN ECONOMY GROWS AT 4 PERCENT ANNUAL PACE IN APRIL-JUNE

TOKYO - Japan's economy grew at a hearty 4.0 percent annual pace in the April-June quarter, helped by stronger consumer spending and...

Suddenly, the Australian housing market is starting to look crowded

SUDDENLY, THE AUSTRALIAN HOUSING MARKET IS STARTING TO LOOK CROWDED

Australian auction clearance rates softened last week, according to preliminary data released by CoreLogic on Sunday. Across the capitals,...

 
 
 
Some of the world's largest hedge funds are getting crushed

SOME OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST HEDGE FUNDS ARE GETTING CRUSHED

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Some of the world's largest hedge funds have lost money this year - or made barely any - even as markets have...

Longtime NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dead at 74

LONGTIME NHL COACH, GM BRYAN MURRAY DEAD AT 74

He won the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's coach of the year in 1984 with the Capitals and NHL Executive of the Year in 2007 as Panthers...

 
 
 
Bus Driver Breaks The Rules & Lets Stray Dogs In From Torrential Downpour

BUS DRIVER BREAKS THE RULES & LETS STRAY DOGS IN FROM TORRENTIAL DOWNPOUR

Dogs are not allowed on public transportation in Argentina's capital city of Buenos Aires. Luckily for a pair of stray dogs, a bus...

A group of Uber investors want Benchmark Capital kicked off the board after the firm sued former CEO Travis Kalanick

A GROUP OF UBER INVESTORS WANT BENCHMARK CAPITAL KICKED OFF THE BOARD AFTER THE FIRM SUED FORMER CEO TRAVIS KALANICK

A group of Uber shareholders is calling for venture-capital firm Benchmark Capital to be removed from Uber's board. According to Axios'...

 
 
 
Uber shareholder group asks Benchmark to step down from board following Kalanick suit

UBER SHAREHOLDER GROUP ASKS BENCHMARK TO STEP DOWN FROM BOARD FOLLOWING KALANICK SUIT

In what is rapidly devolving into an all-out brawl on the board of the world's highest-valued private company, a group of Uber shareholders...

John Burbank's Passport Capital, which famously shorted the subprime mortgage crisis, is rapidly shrinking

JOHN BURBANK'S PASSPORT CAPITAL, WHICH FAMOUSLY SHORTED THE SUBPRIME MORTGAGE CRISIS, IS RAPIDLY SHRINKING

Reuters/ Rick Wilking John Burbank's Passport Capital is shrinking. The firm is managing just $900 million, about half of what it did...

 
 
 
What was Benchmark thinking?

WHAT WAS BENCHMARK THINKING?

Yesterday, Benchmark, the powerful venture firm and a major Uber shareholder, filed a lawsuit against recently the company's recently...

Error Briefly Makes Chinese Education Firm World's Most Valuable Company

ERROR BRIEFLY MAKES CHINESE EDUCATION FIRM WORLD'S MOST VALUABLE COMPANY

Hailiang Education Group, which operates eight private schools, could briefly claim a market capitalization of $5.14 trillion on Thursday.

 
 
 
Where to get fit playing tennis in London

WHERE TO GET FIT PLAYING TENNIS IN LONDON

London is of course famous for it's Wimbledon tennis complex, but there are plenty of other places to pick up your racquet and play...